AP — There have long been tsen about the lack of women in the tech industry. A foot tall statue of a nude woman unveiled this week in the working-class community of San Leandro is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation.
At the base of the statue is a message in 10 languages that says: It centers on whether the 13,pound nude is appropriate in public. Another parent, Keith Verville, 48, studied the sculpture and then asked: And SO not clothed?
Many people, including city officials, have welcomed the statue as a reflection of the changing demographics in San Leandro, where young millennials now outnumber older residents. The statue debuted in at Burning Man, the annual counterculture celebration in the Nevada desert.
The sculptor, Marco Cochrane, says he was marked as a child by the rape of a neighborhood friend and tries through art to bring attention to sexual assault and teen girl nude San Francisco the fear of many women, but also to the strength women feel when not afraid. Businessman Michael Fennell, 73, stood taking pictures from several angles to send to his son, a single events in sydney in New York.
We have arrived! A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy.
In this photo taken Wednesday Oct. The statue of a naked woman is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation. City officials and the sculptor of the steel nude, which was unveiled this week across from San Leandro's main commuter train stop, say they want to draw attention to "feminine energy.
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